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Butterflyway

The Butterflyway Project is a David Suzuki initiative that was adopted last year by various groups in Ward32 to plant a corridor/habitat in our neighbourhood for butterflies. Toronto Beaches Butterflyway was the first butterfly way in Canada. Here is a link … Continue reading

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Beach Hill – Summer Flowers

Penstemon & Salvia at Beach Hill – June/2017

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Beach Hill – 2017 Spring Bulbs

  Last fall, we planted over 100 daffodil bulbs (plus several burning bush plants & aliums & a few perennials.  And here are the results!  

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Beach Hill – Fall 2016 Photos

A couple of fall pictures at Beach Hill.

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Sun May 29 – Milkweed at Christie Pits

Milkweed plants are available at Christie Pitts park on Sunday May 29/2016.  For $20, you’ll get three milkweed plants, each in a 4-inch pot.  Choose from two varieties of milkweed: swamp (pink/mauve) and butterfly (orange).  Common milkweed is sold out. For … Continue reading

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Gas Stations with Climate Change Warnings

Several years ago, Robert Shirkey at Our Horizon made a presentation to GW32 about his project for climate warning labels on gas pumps.  Here is a great article by  Atlantic Monthly about his recent success in North Vancouver!  Wonderful news!

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TTC Stations to get Bike Repair Facilities

Adam has posted info re the new Bike Repair Facilities at TTC Subway Stations.   The bright red repair stands include pumps for inflating flat tires, wrenches & other tools. Currently available at Bathurst, Davisville, Downsview, Dupont, Finch, Kipling, Keele, Kennedy, … Continue reading

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